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Ijen Crater, Banyuwangi

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Adventure up an active (but quiet) volcano to see Ijen Crater. Take in the volcanic landscape as part of a tour, or travel independently in a rented jeep. The sulfur lake represents the main attraction of the otherworldly scenery, with its turquoise color and steam plumes. A spot for hikers to aim for, the crater attracts walkers, geologists, and photographers from all over the world who are drawn to the sheer topography of the environment and the mysterious aesthetics of its primary feature. Arrange to visit Ijen Crater and other attractions in Banyuwangi using our Banyuwangi vacation route planner.
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  • One if the greatest experiences in Indonesia! The trek up the mountain wasn't just a piece of cake, but still, with few stops for resting, we managed! Don't trust English speaking "minor workers", who...  more »
  • My husband and I had been at Ijen volcano in two days on Feb 2017. We stayed in a hotel in Banyuwangy and left the hotel around 00:30 to visit the volcano (the drive between the city and the carpark t...  more »
  • An extraordinary sight, to see the blue fire coming from the crater, you cant really get as close AS you would think, but none the less, spectacular. Tough trekking Down the crater and downmountain AS...  more »